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dyspnea

dysp·ne·a

dyspnea

 
pronunciation:
dIsp ni [or] dIsp ni
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part of speech: noun
definition: difficulty in breathing; shortness of breath.
derivations: dyspneal (adj.), dyspneic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word dyspnea contains the following parts:
dys- Greek prefix that means bad, difficult, abnormal
synonyms:
mal, male
antonyms:
eu
 
pneum, pneumo, pneumon, pneumat, -pnea Greek root that means air, breath, wind, spirit